It can be said that the Jeddah Tower project is one of the inspiring projects on the architectural level, and that is why it is being dealt with as the most important project in Saudi Arabia 2023 , as it is relied upon to attract tourists to the city of Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, at a time when the tower was designed innovatively by the most important international designers, for this In our article, we will learn about the most important Saudi projects 2023 – the Jeddah Tower project.
Information about the new Jeddah Tower 2023
The Jeddah Tower was previously called the Kingdom Tower , and it is a skyscraper located in the north of the city of Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This tower was designed with a height of 1 km, to be the tallest tower in the world and constitute a tourist destination that attracts tourists from all over the world to the city of Jeddah. The design of this tower also includes unique structural and aesthetic features, as it was pioneered by the famous architect Adrian Smith , who is known as the designer of the magnificent Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
At a time when this tower will rise from Burj Khalifa by about 180 meters, to be the tallest building or structure in the world so far, and it is also known as part of a huge project located 20 kilometers north of the Saudi city of Jeddah , and it will be built on an area of 5.2 square kilometers. square meters, and the project is scheduled to include residential buildings, hotels, and shopping centers at a cost of more than 75 billion Saudi riyals, and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is known as the owner of this project.
Features of the new Jeddah Tower project
The Jeddah Tower project , which is always considered one of the most important projects in Saudi Arabia 2023 , is relied upon to present a sustainable and different architectural form, and to constitute a real shift in the city of Jeddah on the tourism and real estate level, in light of its possession of many advantages, some of which we will learn about below:
• It is the tallest tower in the world with a height of 1000 metres.
• Adequately designed to reduce wind loads.
• It includes 59 elevators in addition to 12 escalators, of which 5 are two-storey elevators.
• It has perfect and advanced air conditioning systems.
• It includes a distinctive system for desalination of water and its use in irrigation.
Sustainability in Jeddah Tower
Not considered a projectJeddah Tower is one of the most important construction projects in Saudi ArabiaOnly, but in the whole world, it is scheduled to be one of the most prominent and sustainable projects around the world, as its design will be based on the provision of energy, air and water, and will depend on the latest technologies that have been reached in the field of renewable energy, at a time when the Kingdom is seeking Saudi Arabia, according to Vision 2030, to achieve what is known as zero neutrality by reaching the year 2060 AD, in addition to achieving more sustainable goals under the wise leadership that permanently directs investments in this field.
It is decided to be supportedprojectJeddah Tower , which is the most important project in Saudi Arabia 2023 , has advanced air conditioning systems in order to contribute to saving energy consumption, in addition to containing a system dedicated to desalination of water in order to be used in irrigation for gardens and landscaping, to be an integrated project that constitutes a real addition to the level of sustainability.
Jeddah Tower Completion Date
After the announcement of the Jeddah project in 2008 as part of what is known as Jeddah Economic City, the construction of the tower began at the beginning of April of the year 2013 AD, and it took more than a year to lay the foundation for its huge structure, as it included the construction of concrete pillars with a diameter of 3 meters, with a length that exceeds the football field, The above-ground construction began in September 2014.
It was scheduled for the end of the construction work in Jeddah Tower and its opening at the beginning of the year 2022 AD , but that did not happen, as the opening was delayed due to the large number of works and the technical problems the project faced and stopped due to the Corona crisis, and it is expected that the construction work will end in this tower, which is the most important project . construction in Saudi ArabiaIt will be officially opened this year.
At the end of our article, we will have learned about the most important projects of Saudi Arabia 2023 – the Jeddah Tower project , and we have listed important information about its design, features, and sustainability.
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